Marion Bridge

Marion Bridge

DVD - 2002
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The moving story of three sisters torn apart by family secrets. In the midst of struggling to overcome her self-destructive behaviour, the youngest sister, Agnes, returns home determined to confront the past in a community built on avoiding it. Her quest sets in motion a chain of events that allows the sisters each in their own way to re-connect with the world and one another.
Publisher: [Toronto] : Mongrel Media, 2002
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (90 min.) :,sd., col. ;,12 cm., in container


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May 01, 2017

First Canadian film I've watched in a long time, and the first that hasn't seriously disappointed in a very long time. Not perfect, but quite well done.

Dec 20, 2016

Not an especially original premise, but the film is still fairly interesting and well-acted. But stories about individuals who are estranged from their families returning to their hometowns and eventually making peace with their families and/or old friends there has pretty much been exhausted at this point, IMO. But the film still holds up well enough to be worthy of a look.

May 11, 2015

interesting peak into Canadian culture.

The story line was a little depressing (troubled family being reunited in mother's illness), but the acting and photography/sets of rural Nova Scotia were great.

Jan 03, 2013

The youngest sister and black sheep of the family returns home and forces her family to reconnect and examine their past.

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